Ratboy is an indie/rock/jam band from New Paltz, NY. Their presence in the New York area and the Northeast has continued to build over the past few years as they tour.
From their myspace page:
"Straddling the line between song-focused indie rock and the expanded perimeter of the jam scene, Ratboy draws comparisons to Lou Reed, Soul Coughing, Neil Young and Modest Mouse. Ratboy then blends in a dash of surrealism and even silliness, ala Beck or Ween, as the finishing touch on an original modern rock sound." Read more on Last.fm